[in-uh z-muhch uh z, az] /ˌɪn əzˈmʌtʃ əz, ˌæz/
in view of the fact that; seeing that; since.
insofar as; to such a degree as.
in view of the fact that; seeing that; since
to the extent or degree that; in so far as
Also, insomuch as.
Since, because of the fact that, as in Inasmuch as I have to go anyhow, I’ll pick up the book for you, or Insomuch as they are friends, we can seat them together. The first usage dates from the late 1300s, the second from the late 1400s.
Also, insofar as. To the extent or degree that, as in You will become a good pianist only inasmuch as you keep practicing, or He’s lost interest insomuch as he has stopped attending church altogether, or Insofar as this is a temporary measure, we can’t complain. [ Late 1500s ]
- In a snit
In a state of agitation or irritation, as in He is in a snit over the guest list. It is also put as get in or into a snit, as in She tends to get in a snit every time things don’t go her way. The origin of this expression is uncertain. [ ; first […]
inassimilable in·as·sim·i·la·ble (ĭn’ə-sĭm’ə-lə-bəl) adj. Not capable of being utilized for the nutrition of the body.
- In a state
adjective phrase see under in a lather
- In a stew
adjective phrase Agitated, alarmed, or anxious. For example, Mary was in a stew about how her cake was going to turn out. It is also put as get in or into a stew, as in Every Saturday the minister got in a stew about Sunday’s sermon. This expression transfers the mixture of meat and vegetables […]